Art of Islamic Miniature

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"Design for the Water Clock of the Peacocks", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari, dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315. Syria; Islamic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1955 (55.121.15)

"Design for the Water Clock of the Peacocks", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari, dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315. Syria; Islamic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1955 (55.121.15)

The Conference of the Birds: Page from a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din Attar [Iran (Isfahan)]

The Conference of the Birds: Page from a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din Attar [Iran (Isfahan)]

The Beggar Who Professed His Love for a Prince: Folio from the Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din Attar, dated A.H. 892 / A.D. 1487. Afghanistan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Fletcher Fund, 1963 (63.210.28)

The Beggar Who Professed His Love for a Prince: Folio from the Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din Attar, dated A.H. 892 / A.D. 1487. Afghanistan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Fletcher Fund, 1963 (63.210.28)

Mughal 16th century

Mughal 16th century

From the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

From the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Scheherazade from A Thousand and One Nights. She enchanted a demented Shah from murdering countless women by reading stories to him for a thousand one nights.  Each story had a moral to it so at the end of a thousand and one nights, the shah regains his sanity.  A true heroine!!

Scheherazade from A Thousand and One Nights. She enchanted a demented Shah from murdering countless women by reading stories to him for a thousand one nights. Each story had a moral to it so at the end of a thousand and one nights, the shah regains his sanity. A true heroine!!

Khusrau Hunting: Page from a manuscript of the Khusrau and Shirin of Hatifi [Turkey (probably Istanbul)] (69.27folio15r) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Khusrau Hunting: Page from a manuscript of the Khusrau and Shirin of Hatifi [Turkey (probably Istanbul)] (69.27folio15r) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A miniature of Omar Khayyam, the iconic classical poet and mathmetician

A miniature of Omar Khayyam, the iconic classical poet and mathmetician

Persian illustrations for  The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Persian illustrations for The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Attributed to Sultan Muhammad: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp (1970.301.2) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Attributed to Sultan Muhammad: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp (1970.301.2) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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